The Berlin production company, founded in 1979 and headed by managing partner Markus Brunnemann, has a lasting influence on the present German TV landscape with strong program brands driving viewer loyalty. Among various examples for this accomplishment are classics like Jacob und Adele
, Ein Heim für Tiere
(both ZDF), Dr. Stefan Frank
(RTL Television) or OP ruft Dr. Bruckner
(RTL Television), Unser Charl
y and Hallo Robbie!
(both ZDF) as well as the series Edel & Starck
(Sat 1), Doktor Martin
The company's proven track record in TV movies includes Du bist nicht allein - Die Roy Black Story (RTL Television) starring Christoph Waltz, Adrenalin (RTL Television) starring Til Schweiger, rating hits such as Am Kap der Liebe (ARD) and special events like Romy (ARD) with Jessica Schwarz.
Most recently Phoenix Film has expanded it’s operational scope into new business areas: Mobile TV. The horror-series Kill Your Darling, was the first of it’s kind, culminating in the production of the Pro Sieben mystery movie Kill your darling, supported by unique web 2.0 marketing. The soccer-movie Teufelskicker marked the beginning of Phoenix Film involvement in theatrical productions.
Markus Brunnemann has his strategic focus on successively expanding the company’s core expertise: fictional series production, the art of quality family entertainment. Phoenix Film incorporates new trends and ways of production with the basic needs of fictional story telling and programming.